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Why is there a small battery in my trunk?

Sorry if this sounds like a newbie question. I tried Googling it but I came up empty. Is it for operating the roof when the ignition is off? If it is then it's dead.
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Sorry if this sounds like a newbie question. I tried Googling it but I came up empty. Is it for operating the roof when the ignition is off? If it is then it's dead.
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there is no battery in the trunk


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do you mean the 'electric' air pump to fill up the spare?


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What the hell is wrong with me??!!!! It looks like there's a fiber optic cable running into it. Is that the satellite radio module?
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What the hell is wrong with me??!!!! It looks like there's a fiber optic cable running into it. Is that the satellite radio module?
it is if you have that option on your datacard

bet it is on the left side looking in the trunk?


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Yep. That would be it.
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Now I am curious. What is the small box on the left?
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Now I am curious. What is the small box on the left?
Read post 5 again
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